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The statue's fame dates to the early sixteenth century, when Cardinal
draped the marble torso of the statue in a toga and decorated it with Latin epigrams on the occasion of Saint Mark's Day.
The "Chiostro del Bramante" (Cloisters of Bramante) is an Italian Renaissance building in Rome, commissioned by Cardinal
in around 1500, and designed by the architect Donato Bramante.
In the 1490s he worked on the Cathedral of Naples crypt ("Succorpo", commissioned by Cardinal
, though the statue there is generally attributed to Giovanni Tommaso), and the marble portal of Santissima Annunziata Maggiore.
In 1488, Lippi moved to Rome, where Lorenzo de' Medici had advised Cardinal
to entrust him the decoration of the family chapel in Santa Maria sopra Minerva. These frescoes show a new kind of inspiration, quite different from the earlier works, but confirm his continued research on the themes of the Ancient era. Lippi finished the cycle by 1493.
The chapel, located in the right side of the basilica and dedicated to St. Mary and St. Thomas of Aquino, was built in the late 15th century by will of Cardinal
. He was a member of the Dominicans, who at the time administrated the church, and his palace was located nearby.
He was mentored by Cardinal
, his relative, who resigned the see of Chieti (Latin "Theate") in his favour. Under the direction of Pope Leo X, he was ambassador to England and then papal nuncio in Spain, where he conceived a violent detestation of Spanish rule that affected the policies of his later papacy.
At the instigation of Cardinal
, his body was finally transferred in 1497 to Naples, where he is the city's patron saint. Carafa commissioned a richly decorated crypt, the "Succorpo", beneath the cathedral to house the reunited body and head properly. The "Succorpo" was finished in 1506 and is considered one of the prominent monuments of the High Renaissance in the city.
A member of the "della Stadera" branch of the House of Carafa, Gianvincenzo Carafa was born in Naples in 1477, the son of Fabrizio Carafa, "signore" of Torre del Greco, and Aurelia Tolomei. He was the half-nephew of Cardinal
(10 March 1430 – 20 January 1511), in Latin: Oliverius Carafa, was an Italian cardinal and diplomat of the Renaissance. Like the majority of his era's prelates, he displayed the lavish and conspicuous standard of living that was expected of a prince of the Church. In his career he set an example of conscientiousness for his contemporaries and mentored his relative, Giovanni Pietro Carafa, who was also "Cardinal Carafa" from 1536 to 1555, when he became Pope Paul IV.
A main feature of the church and monastery complex is the Bramante cloister. Built in 1500-1504 for Cardinal
, it was the first work of Donato Bramante in the city. It has two levels: the first is articulated by shallow pilasters set against an arcade; the second also has pilasters set against an arcade which is vertically continuous with the lower storey, but with columns located in between each arch span.
Other cardinals in the same family were Filippo Carafa della Serra (created 1378),
(created 1467), Carlo Carafa (1555), Diomede Carafa (1555), Alfonso Carafa (1557), Antonio Carafa (1568), Decio Carafa (1611), Carlo Carafa della Spina (1664), Fortunato Ilario Carafa della Spina (1686), Pierluigi Carafa (1728), Francesco Carafa della Spina di Traetto (1773), Marino Carafa di Belvedere (1801), and Domenico Carafa della Spina di Traetto (1844).
Initially a church here had been built at the site of a temple to Vulcan. In the 8th century, it became a Benedictine monastery, by the 15th century, the monastery had fallen into disuse, and in 1468 was repurposed by Cardinal
into hospital for those afflicted with plague. After the plague of 1656, the hospital was expanded and by 1669 the viceroy Pietro Antonio of Aragon converted the hospital into a hospice for the poor.
Paul IV's nephew, Cardinal-nephew Carlo Carafa, arrived in Rome late on August 19. Worried that the rioters might break in and desecrate the pope's corpse, at 10 PM Cardinal Carafa had Pope Paul IV buried without ceremony next to the Cappella del Volto Santo (Chapel of the Holy Face) in St. Peter's. His remains stayed there until October 1566, when his successor as pope, Pius V, had them transferred to Santa Maria sopra Minerva. In the chapel founded by Paul IV's uncle and mentor, Cardinal
, a tomb was created by Pirro Ligorio and Paul IV's remains placed therein.
He belonged to the family of pope Paul IV and of pope Paul V via his mother. He was the great-great uncle of cardinal Domenico Carafa della Spina di Traetto (1844). The other cardinals in the family were Filippo Carafa della Serra (1378),
(1467), Gianvincenzo Carafa (1527), Carlo Carafa (1555), Diomede Carafa (1555); Alfonso Carafa (1557), Antonio Carafa (1568), Decio Carafa (1611), Pier Luigi Carafa (1645), Carlo Carafa della Spina (1664), Fortunato Ilario Carafa della Spina (1686), Marino Carafa di Belvedere (1801) and Domenico Carafa della Spina di Traetto (1844).
Born into an illustrious house of Naples, the family of Pierluigi was not unaccustomed to high-ranking prelates. Other cardinals in the family consisted of Filippo Carafa della Serra;
; Gianvincenzo Carafa; Carlo Carafa; Diomede Carafa; Alfonso Carafa; Antonio Carafa; Giovanni Pietro Carafa (later Pope Paul IV); Pier Luigi Carafa, Senior; Carlo Carafa della Spina; Fortunato Ilario Carafa della Spina; Francesco Carafa della Spina di Traetto; Marino Carafa di Belvedere; and Domenico Carafa della Spina di Traetto. Also a member of the family was Gregorio Carafa, Grand Master of the Order of St. John.
The Carafa Chapel, with late 15th-century frescoes (1488–1493) by Filippino Lippi, was commissioned by Cardinal
in honour of Saint Thomas Aquinas. There are two Marian scenes, the "Annunciation" and the "Assumption"; over the altar is his St Thomas presenting Cardinal Carafa to the Blessed Virgin, and on the right-hand wall his Glory of St Thomas. It was inaugurated in 1493, and is also known as the Chapel of St Thomas Aquinas. The relics of St Thomas Aquinas were kept in this chapel until 1511, when they were moved to Naples. Designed by Pirro Ligorio in 1559, the tomb of Gian Pietro Carafa, who became Pope Paul IV in 1555, is also in the chapel.
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